Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Bear Creek Fires except Black Bear
National Weather Service Missoula MT
511 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 2124 MDT on August 30.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Cooler and moist conditions will exist today under
westerly flow aloft. RHs recoveries tonight will be good in the
valleys, but only moderate on the midslopes/ridges. Tuesday will
trend warmer and drier.

.Today...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Very slight chance of showers.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Bottom 69-74...Top 59-64.
* Min Humidity........Bottom 30-35 percent...Top 45-50 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Bottom: Variable 3-6 mph becoming west 8-12
  mph. Top: Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west 15-20 mph with gusts
  to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......1000 ft agl increasing to 5000 ft agl in
  the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Min Temperature.....Bottom 38-43...Top 45-50.
* Max Humidity........Bottom 70-75 percent...Top 50-55 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Bottom: West 5-10 mph becoming variable 2-4
  mpg. Top: West 10-15 mph.
* Mixing Height.......4500 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Tuesday...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Bottom 75-80...Top 65-70.
* Min Humidity........Bottom 20-25 percent...Top 30-35 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Bottom: Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph becoming
  southwest 5-10 mph. Top: Southwest 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 4500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...JennK

REQUESTED BY...Jim Flint
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150830.BEARC.04/MSO



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